The well-dressed gentleman’s guide to travelling

From an ergonomically designed trolley case to dual-time-zone watches, these eminently useful pieces are instant travel upgrades.

By Jill Newman 19/01/2017

Compiled by Jill Newman

Top-drawer travel is first and foremost hassle free, so here we present a host of new accessories and apparel that can make any trip smoother, smarter, and more stylish. From an ergonomically designed trolley case to dual-time-zone watches and a packable water-resistant jacket, these eminently useful pieces are instant travel upgrades.

From top: Louis Vuitton Pégase Légère 55 carry-on in Damier Graphite coated canvas with leather detail, $US3800 (about $A5030) (louisvuitton.com); Loewe briefcase, $US2190 (about $A2900) ( loewe.com); Mark Cross Grace leather trunk, $US8250 (about $A10,930) (at matchesfashion.com); Goyard Palace 55 trunk in black Goyardine canvas with leather detail, $US9900 (about $A13,120).

Mark Cross Grace leather trunk, $US8250 (about $A10,930) (at matchesfashion.com); Luigi Bianchi Mantova wool sport coat with removable vest, $975 (about $A1290); Kiton cashmere-and-silk sweater, $US2200 (about $A2910) (kiton.it); Etro linen paisley-print shirt, $US440 (about $A580) (at neimanmarcus.com); PT Pantaloni Torino cotton-and-elastane pants, $US425 (about $A560)(at marcalleninc.com); Fratelli Rossetti loafers with rubber sole, $US400 (about $A530) (fratellirossetti.com).

Goyard Ambassade PM Goyardine-canvas briefcase with handles and leather detail, $US3315 (about $A4390); Loewe flat pouch in black embossed leather, $US1150 (about $A1520) (loewe.com); Elisabeth Weinstock blue snakeskin passport holder, $US275 (about $A365), and snakeskin flask, $US300 (about $A395) (elisabethweinstock.com); Fabergé Visionnaire DTZ dual-time-zone watch (top left) in 18-karat white gold and titanium, $US29,500 (about $A39,100); Manufacture Royale 1770 Haute Voltige dual-time-zone watch (top right) with steel case, $US36,300 (about $A48,100); Bottega Veneta luggage tag, $US420 (about $A555) (at mrporter.com); Bally leather wallet, $US275 (about $A365) (bally.com).

Ghurka coated-leather duffel, $US1425 (about $A1885) (at barneys.com); Brunello Cucinelli suede sneakers, $US825 (about $A1090) ( brunellocucinelli.com); Paul & Shark water-resistant nylon jacket, $US750 (about $A995) ( paulshark.it); Garrett Leight California Optical sunglasses, from top: Van Buren silver frames with gradient mirror lenses, $US395 (about $A525), Hampton Combo bone-and-metal frames with mirror lenses, $US460 (about $A610), and Warren tortoise colour frames with polarised lenses, $US375 (about $A500) (garrettleight.com); Hector Saxe travel backgammon set, $US395 (about $A525) (at mrporter.com).

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